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Jawed Naqvi

Shun the TV, stop a war

Shun the TV, stop a war

There are less demonstrative ways to share grief than to shout inanities at the top of one’s voice against a real or Updated Feb 19, 2019 11:06am
English band, no sitar

English band, no sitar

What De’s archival material reveals are different aspects of the evolving Indian society that interacts with its Published Feb 12, 2019 07:04am
A potpourri is Indian culture

A potpourri is Indian culture

Who doesn’t in India and Pakistan as elsewhere fuss over tea, how it should be brewed or boiled, if or how much milk Published Jan 29, 2019 07:02am
Betraying Mountbatten’s spirit

Betraying Mountbatten’s spirit

The Good Friday Agreement provides a significant precedent for how seemingly intractable standoffs could be resolved. Published Jan 22, 2019 06:59am
Headwinds rock Rahul, Modi

Headwinds rock Rahul, Modi

Signs of disarray in opposition should comfort BJP but the party, for the first time, seems mortally afraid of losing. Updated Jan 15, 2019 04:02pm
The nouveau riche Indian

The nouveau riche Indian

Observe the widespread influence-peddling and power play, which impoverished Africans watch rich Indians indulging in. Updated Jan 08, 2019 08:48am
The Sadda Mian syndrome

The Sadda Mian syndrome

Why is the questioning spirit being crushed in India today? Why is it that history books are being burnt and pulped? Published Jan 01, 2019 07:22am
Not just a Muslim issue

Not just a Muslim issue

India’s lurch to the far right is more complex than a Hindu-Muslim binary. Updated Dec 25, 2018 12:02pm
The ace up Modi’s sleeve

The ace up Modi’s sleeve

Communal polarisation means the Indian PM is almost assured of electoral success next year. Updated Dec 18, 2018 11:23am
Ilhan, Rashida and Rahul

Ilhan, Rashida and Rahul

Rahul Gandhi’s display of his religion and caste mocks Indians who were looking for their own Jeremy Corbyn and Bernie Published Dec 11, 2018 06:48am
Flight of kindred spirits

Flight of kindred spirits

Here we have two musicians and a poet who transcended their religious moorings to reach out to a wider world with a Published Dec 04, 2018 07:14am
The state’s new enemies

The state’s new enemies

Getting derailed by censure from a right-wing government or by trolls supported by any prime minister or president is Published Nov 27, 2018 07:08am
From Brahms to Brahmins

From Brahms to Brahmins

Krishna’s greatly stimulating theories on music and life and art are predicated on his rejection of patriotism, a holy Published Nov 20, 2018 06:41am
Prejudice by any name

Prejudice by any name

Good manners elude the RSS, given its gargantuan appetite for hate. Updated Nov 13, 2018 02:19pm